Strategic Design x Development

Published Works
World Filipiniana: the New Definition of Global Filipino Design

World Filipiniana: the New Definition of Global Filipino Design

by Brian Tenorio via the Philippine Star | August 29  2009 MANILA, Philippines – I was shopping once in Sydney for a nice coat for my sister. After several hours of going through different stores, I saw this Asian female with a nice top. I asked her where she got her nice jacket. She said, “Oh,...
Can Shoes be Political?

Can Shoes be Political?

by Brian Tenorio via Philippine Daily Inquirer | April 16, 2009 I WAS IN A CAB IN BERLIN once with the taxi driver trying to guess where I was from. After listening to him speculate if I was Japanese, Chinese or even Singaporean, I said I was from Manila. He then suddenly looked very interested and...
Designs that Displace Desire

Designs that Displace Desire

by Brian Tenorio via  CATALYST | June 4 2009 John Maeda, in his book The Laws of Simplicity (The MIT Press, 2006), said design could take on one of three strategies: shrink, hide, or embody. While this may be significant these days as we churn out simpler, smaller, and more task-oriented devices and products, we are still creating new things....